Posts Tagged ‘Africa Cup of Nations.’

Morocco free to play 2017 and 2019 Cup of Nations – CAS | AFP

The highest appeals court in world sports, CAS, rejected harsh penalties imposed on Morocco’s soccer team for its request to delay the January 2015 African Cup for concerns about Ebola: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday scrapped sanctions dished out by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to Morocco, freeing the North African country to play in the 2017 and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. CAF hit ...

Morocco and the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations – David S. Bloom

David S. Bloom, MAC November 19, 2014 The world of sports often merges into politics – willingly or not, some players, teams, and even countries end up making political statements with their words and actions. Last week, Morocco was the subject of much sports-column debate after its request to postpone the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations ended with it being replaced as the host by Equatorial Guinea. Morocco was concerned ...

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